FCEDA In the News

Fairfax County EDA in 2015 worked with 179 businesses adding almost 8,700 jobs to the local economy

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 3:07pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – In 2015, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) worked with 179 businesses adding almost 8,700 jobs to the Fairfax County economy. Companies in a wide range of professional services and information technology sectors dominated the year’s announcements.

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Fairfax County EDA sponsors Cybertech 2016 in Tel Aviv

Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 3:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA, and Tel Aviv – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), which promotes Fairfax County as one of the world’s best technology business locations, is sponsoring Cybertech 2016. The event, which will be held January 26 and 27 in Tel Aviv, is one of the largest exhibitions of cyber-related technologies in the world.

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PenFed expansion brings another corporate headquarters to Fairfax County

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 9:30am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed), one of the largest credit unions in the nation, announced yesterday that it would relocate its corporate headquarters to the Tysons Corner area of Fairfax County as it expands its operations. The credit union bought the headquarters building that opened in 2015, and 500 employees will work at the site.

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FCEDA’s Gordon on Inova-Mason personalized medicine partnership: Important step for diversified economic base

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 10:21am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA  – Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), hailed an announcement from Governor Terry McAuliffe that Inova Health System and George Mason University will collaborate in personalized medicine initiatives.

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Fairfax County EDA chooses Critical Outcomes for business development support in the U.K. market

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 10:46am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA, and London – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) has selected Critical Outcomes Ltd. to support its marketing efforts in the United Kingdom.

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FCEDA’s Gordon on Internet speed upgrade: This makes Fairfax County a better community for companies

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 12:49pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Cox Communications, one of the largest providers of broadband service in Fairfax County, announced today that it would begin to provide “gigabit” Internet service – speeds up to 20 times faster than many existing services – to residential customers by Christmas Day. It will be the first Internet service of that speed available in the Washington, D.C., area.

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Carfax to expand Fairfax County headquarters, other Virginia operations

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 10:20am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Carfax®, the leading provider of vehicle history information for buyers, sellers, and owners of pre-owned cars in the United States, will invest $5 million to expand its headquarters in the Centreville community of Fairfax County, creating 120 new jobs.

The company also will invest $10.8 million to upgrade its data center operation in nearby Loudoun County.

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U.S. diplomat hosts business networking reception in Seoul with Fairfax County EDA

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 4:56pm

Seoul and Fairfax County, Virginia USA, November 10, 2015 – Mark Knapper, deputy chief of mission at the United States embassy in Korea, hosted a November 5 business networking reception with the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) at Ambassador Mark Lippert’s residence in Seoul.

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Fairfax County EDA, Crowell & Moring present Nov. 17 Tel Aviv showcase for Israeli businesses

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 2:50pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) and the international law firm of Crowell & Moring LLP will present “U.S. Cybersecurity and Homeland Security: Market Opportunities and the Legal Landscape” on Nov. 17 in Tel Aviv to assist Israeli companies interested in tackling the American market.

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Fairfax County firms dominate Washington Business Journal list of 50 fastest-growing companies

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 2:29pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Twenty-eight companies from Fairfax County are on a new Washington Business Journal list of the 50 fastest-growing companies in the Washington, D.C., region. Companies based in Fairfax County took the top three spots and seven of the top 10. The District of Columbia has nine companies on the list. Six are from Maryland.

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